Reference : 581153

Sales Executive

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
    Coventry
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 09/02/2020

Who are we ?

Innovative. Customer Focused. Agile. Open and Engaging. Entrepreneurial. These are our key attitudes and the way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Sales Executive opportunity.

 

How will you support us?  

As a Sales Executive you will; assist the Business Unit in the acquisition of new accounts, development of existing accounts and to ensure that any lapsed or dormant accounts are re-activated; working with all functions to develop and leverage the scale of the Business Unit.

In this role you will;

  • Find and develop new business via cold calling, lead follow ups, and general customer interaction
  • Support customers with the on-boarding of their new account, ensuring that they start and continue to spend
  • Develop trust relationships with a portfolio of customers to maintain and improve profitability
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of customer needs and requirements, expanding relationships by continuously proposing solutions that meet the customer’s needs

 

 

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

 

To be suitable for the Sales Executive role you will have: 

  • Proven experience from an external sales background
  • Passion for customer relationship building
  • The drive and hunger to be the best
  • The resilience and motivation to keep going
  • Proven experience on price negotiations

 

 

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale. We have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

 

You are applying to work with Jewson this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

 

 

 

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

 

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

 

 

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